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The Government of Yukon received 15 requests for oil and gas rights located in the Eagle Plain and the Kandik oil and gas sedimentary basins during its Fall 2016 Request for Postings.
The requests fall within the Dawson land use planning region as well as within the designated Integrated Management Areas of the North Yukon Land Use Plan, where applications for industrial land uses and other activities will be considered.
Consultation with affected First Nations and a review by government departments is being conducted and will be followed by a 60-day public review process.
Permit requirements have changed for heavy equipment travel on the Scroggie Creek winter trail. A Land Use Permit is now required from the Land Management branch. A permit from the department of Highways & Public Works is no longer required. Heavy equipment includes vehicles exceeding 5 ton net weight or vehicles exerting a ground pressure in excess of 35 kPa.
Please contact Land Management at 867.667.5215 or toll-free at 1.800.661.0408 ext. 5215 for further information about timelines and requirements for obtaining a Land Use Permit.